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1. Tower of London

Tower of London

3 km
from city center
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A royal fortress and a World Heritage Site, the Tower of London is also famous for being an infamous prison back in the day. and is located in Central London. The fortress is known for its archaic yet riveting architecture and a clear view of the River Thames.

2. British Museum

British Museum
3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 53
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Located in the Bloomsbury area in London, the British Museum has a collection of materials from over two million years of human history. It presents a unique comparison of the treasures of the global culture and holds some priceless objects from Assyria, Babylonia, China and Europe.

3. Soak in View from the London Eye

Soak in View from the London Eye
Great For Couples 4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 53
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Centrally located in London, the Coca-Cola London Eye is a huge Ferris wheel and can be called, the heart of the city. It is often regarded as the Millennium wheel. It rotates gracefully over the River Thames, opposite the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.

4. Visit Buckingham Palace

Visit Buckingham Palace
Must Visit 4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
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The official residence and administrative headquarters of the reigning monarch, Buckingham Palace is a major tourist destination. It is located in the City of Westminster. Buckingham Palace is extremely famous for the city's most popular display of circumstance, the Changing of the Guard.

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5. Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge
3.8 /5

4 km
from city center
5 out of 53
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Built-in 1886, the Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London constructed over the River Thames. The bridge offers gorgeous panoramic views of the city. One can also experience the amazing view from the high-level walkway and notice the wealth of museums and historic buildings surrounding the Thames.

6. Enjoy at Hyde Park

Enjoy at Hyde Park
Popular among Locals 3.5 /5

3 km
from city center
6 out of 53
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Hyde Park is one of the eight royal parks in London. Located in the City of Westminster, in Central London, Hyde Park covers an area of 350 acres. It is home to a number of landmarks like the Serpentine Lake, the Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain and the Speaker's Corner.

7. Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey
3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
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A historically relevant 1000-year-old World Heritage Site, Westminster Abbey in the City of Westminster is one of London’s most regal and noteworthy religious churches. It is located along the western bank of the River Thames and is one of the world’s best churches.

8. Book a Warner Bros Studio Tour

Book a Warner Bros Studio Tour
Great For Family Outing

2 km
from city center
8 out of 53
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The Warner Bros Studios Tour is located just outside London at Leavesden, Watford. This working studio is one of the largest in the UK and many films have been shot here, such as the entire Harry Potter series, Batman movies and Star Wars movies.

9. Big Ben and Parliament

Big Ben and Parliament
3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
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Big Ben, referred to as the Great Bell of the clock, is situated at the north end of the Palace of Westminster. Also known as the clock tower, its official name is Elizabeth Tower. It is also the second-largest four-faced chiming clock in the entire world.

10. Explore Borough Market

Explore Borough Market
Popular among Locals

2 km
from city center
10 out of 53
Things To Do in London

One of the largest and oldest wholesale and retail food markets in London, Borough Market deals with all kinds of speciality foods for local visitors and tourists. It is located in Central London. Every part of the market is flooded with shops, bars and restaurants, making it a complete package for shopaholics.

11. Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square

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from city center
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A central location in the city, Trafalgar Square is located in the city of Westminster and is a public square with many cultural spaces, museums and galleries around the square. Distances to other places are measured from Trafalgar Square, which was initially designed by famous architect John Nash in the 1820s.

12. Platform 9 and 3/4

Platform 9 and 3/4

3 km
from city center
12 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Located at King's Cross Station, the fictional yet captivatingly magical world of Harry Potter, Platform 9 and ¾ signifies the mystical platform between the ordinary world platforms 9 and 10, through which students would jump to the Hogwarts Express.

13. Sky Garden, London

Sky Garden, London

3 km
from city center
13 out of 53
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The highest public garden in London, Sky Garden is an iconic place at 20 Fenchurch Street in London that offers a beautiful city skyline. The window of the building from floor to ceiling is made from glass and is surrounded by a lush green indoor garden. It has some restaurants and a public garden.

14. The Shard

The Shard

148 km
from city center
14 out of 53
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Situated in the Southwark of London, The Shard is an iconic skyscraper with a height of 309.6 meters made from glass. It is a 72-story building, the tallest in the United Kingdom, with a classy bar and restaurant. The building offers the highest viewpoint of the cityscapes.

15. Brick Lane

Brick Lane

4 km
from city center
15 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Famous for its curry houses, Brick Lane, also known as Banglatown, owing to its large diaspora of the Bangladeshi community, is a street in the East End of London. Buried in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, the place is abuzz with culture, is a famous shopping destination and is known for its delicious street food.

16. Roam Around Oxford Street

Roam Around Oxford Street

2 km
from city center
16 out of 53
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One of the busiest streets not only in the city but worldwide, the Oxford Street is known to be a famous shopping destination, with over 500 brand stores and a footfall of around 200 million annually. It is almost a 2 km stretch running from St. Giles Circus, past Tottenham Court Road, Wardour Street and Rathbone Place and ending at Marble Arch.

17. Check-out Nightlife at Shoreditch

Check-out Nightlife at Shoreditch

4 km
from city center
17 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Located in the East End of London, Shoreditch is a famous suburban dwelling. It has a great variety of happening and interesting pubs and restaurants. The walls in the area are covered in creative graffitis, and it leads to Shoreditch Church, Shoreditch High Street, Brick Lane, and Boxpark.

18. Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

11 km
from city center
18 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Located at Merylebone road, Madame Tussauds is popular for its wide array of wax figures of famous personalities from around the world. It was started by Marie Tussauds who used to sculpt faces and figures from wax from the age of 6. It displays wax statues of powerful and influential personalities.

19. National Gallery

National Gallery
3.7 /5

0 km
from city center
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The National Gallery, an art gallery situated in Trafalgar Square, displays more than 2000 Western European paintings from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century. The works of renowned artists like Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Turner, and Van Gogh are displayed here.

20. Churchill War Rooms

Churchill War Rooms

8 km
from city center
20 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Located behind the Whitehall area is a historical underground war room used during World War II. Churchill's War rooms is a treasury of the life and legacy of the former Prime Minister of Britain, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill. It is the only place in the world dedicated just to him and his contributions.

21. Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens

12 km
from city center
21 out of 53
Things To Do in London

A World Heritage Site, London’s Kew Gardens is famous for its sprawling landscape and impressive collection of flora and fauna. It is located at Kew, a former royal estate of Richmond upon Thames. It is home to the world’s most diverse and enchanting species of flora, spread over 121 hectares, and in existence for more than 250 years.

22. Check-out Eateries in Camden Town

Check-out Eateries in Camden Town
Great For Couples

4 km
from city center
22 out of 53
Things To Do in London

An upbeat and vibrant mix of shopping, great eateries, pubs and live shows, Camden Town is a perfect place to not only enjoy on the weekends, but even after office hours to grab a drink and relax. Situated in Northwest London, even though it’s a residential area, it has become a great hub for people to meet and have a gala time.

23. Book a Thames Cruise

Book a Thames Cruise

4 km
from city center
23 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Cruising through the middle of the city to gaze at and take in the beauty and bounty of London is the 346 km long Thames river, offering the famous and the many Thames Cruises. One gets to admire a number of exemplary sights along the way, covering almost 80 islands and 200 bridges.

24. St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral

24 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Perched atop the highest point in London at Ludgate hill, St. Paul’s Cathedral is an Anglican church. It is a Grade I listed building under the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England by the British Government. It is also the matrice or Mother Church of the Church of England’s province of Canterbury or the Diocese of London.

25. Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

1 km
from city center
25 out of 53
Things To Do in London

The Natural History Museum, located in South Kensington, is a world-famous museum that houses approximately 80 million life and earth science specimens within five prime collections: botany, entomology, mineralogy, paleontology, and zoology. It welcomes more than 5 million visitors each year.

26. Take a Stroll Around Soho

Take a Stroll Around Soho

1 km
from city center
26 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Nestled in Westminster, Soho is a go-to place in Central London to experience a mix of cultures and history along with food, music, leisure and extravaganza. A labyrinth of fashion streets, great eating joints and amazing nightlife, Soho has been showing a good time to Londoners as well as foreigners.

27. Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus

1 km
from city center
27 out of 53
Things To Do in London

One of the busiest junctions in the city, The Piccadilly Circus is not a circus. It used to be a circle or ring-shaped public area but has become square-shaped over time. It is also known as Times Square of London, is situated in London’s West End and is named after the house of a tailor Roger Biker who became famous for selling piccadils.

28. Baker Street

Baker Street

3 km
from city center
28 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Named after William Baker who laid out the design of this street, Baker Street is a famous 18th-century street. It is located in the City of Westminster. Once an uptown residential dwelling, Baker Street is now a mostly commercial area. It is famous as the residence of the fictional character Sherlock Holmes.

29. Walk Around Chinatown

Walk Around Chinatown

1 km
from city center
29 out of 53
Things To Do in London

A colourful and flavoursome mix of the offerings of authentic Chinese culture, London’s Chinatown, located in the West End part of London in Soho. It is a busy and bustling marketplace with a high concentration of East Asian diaspora.

30. Leicester Square

Leicester Square

0 km
from city center
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Located in the heart and center of West End, London, and built in 1670, Leicester Square is the one-stop entertainment hub for all your needs. Experience the best of shows and become bedazzled by the star-studded red carpet events at venues in the area.

31. Millennium Bridge

Millennium Bridge

2 km
from city center
31 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Officially called the London Millennium Footbridge and famously known as the ‘Wobbly Bridge’, the Millennium Bridge is located between Southwark Bridge and Blackfriars Railway Bridge. Inaugurated in 2000, it was built for pedestrians to cross the River Thames.

32. Somerset House

Somerset House
3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
32 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Somerset House is a wonderful neo classical building situated in the heart of London and it stands between the Strand and the River Thames. Somerset House is meant to be a place for inspiration and a platform where different talents can be showcased. There are also various open air concerts and films that are shown to the visitors. 

33. Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace

4 km
from city center
33 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Royal residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th Century, Kensington Palace, is situated in the Royal Borough of Kensington in Chelsea and London. A part of the palace, the State Rooms, is now a tourist attraction and is open for the public to explore and marvel at the grandeur, magnanimity, and history of the place.

34. The O2

The O2

1 km
from city center
34 out of 53
Things To Do in London

A total entertainment hub, the O2, located in the Southeast part of London is a large space with hosts of restaurants, exhibition spaces, a music club, and the United Kingdom’s second-largest indoor arena, the O2 Arena. Originally called the Millennium Dome, it was built to exhibit and celebrate the turn of the millennium in 2000.

35. Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace

5 km
from city center
35 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Perched along the borough of Richmond along the River Thames in the central part of London is the famous and royally magnificent Hampton Court Palace. Split into Tudor Palace and the Baroque, with gardens, playground, and an art gallery, the royalty of the place is not lost on its visitors.

36. Electric Avenue

Electric Avenue

36 out of 53
Things To Do in London

A 19th-century market street, Electric Avenue is known to be the first street to have been lit with electricity. Located in Brixton, it is a great place to buy electronics and gadgets such as cameras, mobile phones, laptops and such. It got fame from Eddy Grant’s hit single by the same name.

37. London Dungeon

London Dungeon

1 km
from city center
37 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Located along London’s South Bank, London Dungeon is a themed thrilling attraction site and one of the 6 dungeons in the whole of UK, amongst others around the world. The place recreates the most horrible, gruesome and grotesque events from the capital’s history in a black comedy or gallows humour style.

38. BFI London

BFI London

1 km
from city center
38 out of 53
Things To Do in London

The London Film Institute (BFI), UK’s principal arts promotion and preservation organisation, hosts the London Film Festival every year. It is a celebration of the world of cinema, with over 300 screenings of movies and documentaries from talent across 70 countries taking place every year. It is located in South bank in London.

39. Portobello Road Market

Portobello Road Market

5 km
from city center
39 out of 53
Things To Do in London

One of London’s busiest places is the Portobello Road Market, located in Notting Hill in the west part of London. The market has 5 different sections- antiques, fashion & clothing, second-hand goods, fruits & vegetables, and household essentials. The best time to visit Portobello Road market is on Saturdays when the place is in full swing.

40. London Museum of Transport

London Museum of Transport

1 km
from city center
40 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Located in the heart of Covent Garden Piazza, the London Transport or LT Museum is a London heritage site. It preserves and exhibits the place’s transport network, its history, and its growth over the years, along with all aspects of transportation in the city, ranging from buses to tubes to trains.

41. Bond Street

Bond Street

10 km
from city center
41 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Situated in Mayfair, Bond Street is quintessentially British, upmarket, and a place one should definitely head to for an exquisite shopping experience. It runs from Oxford Street to Piccadilly Circus, with the Southern end marking Old Bond Street and the Northern end marking New Bond Street.

42. Explore Covent Garden

Explore Covent Garden

6 km
from city center
42 out of 53
Things To Do in London

A square in the City of Westminster, London, Covent Gardens is a great place for tourists and locals alike to shop, eat and explore its many restaurants and pubs, enjoy the street performances, and let their hair down when the sun goes down. The place is always packed and crowded as people flock here to experience the vibrant and rich mix of culture and history.

43. Hampstead Heath

Hampstead Heath

7 km
from city center
43 out of 53
Things To Do in London

An expansive green open and recreational space spanning across 790 acres, Hampstead is one of the most popular heaths amongst Londoners. Not only is it a large beautiful open space, it is also home to a number of wildlife species and is also a national Zoo and a Site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation. It is located in North London's zone two area.

44. Royal Observatory Greenwich

Royal Observatory Greenwich

9 km
from city center
44 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Royal Observatory, situated at the city's centre signifying Greenwich meantime and the Prime Meridian, is a major attraction contributing to astronomy and navigation. Overlooking the River Thames, houses the Astronomy Centre, Meridian Courtyard, Flamsteed House and the only planetarium in London, Peter Harrison Planetarium.

45. Tate Modern

Tate Modern

2 km
from city center
45 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Tate Modern is one of the largest and most beautiful art galleries in the Bankside area of the London Borough of Southwark, presenting an international and contemporary art collection. It houses the international collection of the contemporary and novel art of different countries spanned over 11+ galleries.

46. Globe Theatre

Globe Theatre

2 km
from city center
46 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Globe Theater, part of Shakespeare's Globe, stands on Park Street on the bank of the River Thames in London. It is one of the most renowned theatres, presenting remarkable and breathtaking architecture with a 360-degree round auditorium with no roof. It is a known cultural landmark and education centre, as well.

47. St. James Park

St. James Park

50 km
from city center
47 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Sprawled over 23 hectares, St. James Park is a small and pretty park in central London, which is neighboured by Buckingham Palace, Horse Guards and Birdcage Walk. The park features a small lake with two islands with a picturesque view of the verdant landscape. The park is home to a colony of pelicans that can be spotted finding their meals around the area.

48. Science Museum

Science Museum

4 km
from city center
48 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Situated on the Exhibition Road in London, Science Museum is a major tourist attraction built in 1857. Various subjects are illustrated with contemporary collections depicting time measurement, petroleum refining, space exploration, iron manufacturing, aircraft development, petroleum refining, and many more.

49. Museum of London

Museum of London

2 km
from city center
49 out of 53
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The Museum of London is the largest museum with a collection of urban history in the world. The museum is located on a site overlooking the Roman City Wall north of St Paul’s Cathedral. The museum displays illustrations and social history from the prehistoric time of the city to the modernist era.

50. London Zoo

London Zoo

1 km
from city center
50 out of 53
Things To Do in London

London Zoo, often called London Zoological Garden, is the world’s oldest scientific zoo in Regents Park. It houses more than 673 species and 19,289 individual fauna collections. The zoological park excites its visitors with a unique group of mammals, reptiles, fish, birds, etc.

51. Regent's Park

Regent's Park

3 km
from city center
51 out of 53
Things To Do in London

One of the royal parks of London, Regent’s Park is a sizeable verdant area in Inner London dividing Westminster City and the Borough of Camden. The park is sprawled over 410 acres, beautified by green meadows and an ornamental lake creating a landscape view.

52. Harrods

Harrods

3 km
from city center
52 out of 53
Things To Do in London

Spread over an area of 5 acres, Harrods is a luxurious and one of the largest departmental stores in the world located near Knightsbridge of London. The store houses more than 330 departments covering all the required retail stores, from beauty halls to watches, jewellery, Halcyon galleries, home & furniture, and many more.

FAQs on London

What are the top shopping places in London?

The top shopping places in London are Portobello Road Market, Chinatown, London, Electric Avenue.

What are the top hotels in London?

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What are the top activities in London?

The top activities in London are Stonehenge, Windsor Castle, and Bath Day Tour from London, Heathrow Express Ticket, London Pass with 1 Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour, [Klook Exclusive] Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter Ticket with Round Trip Train Tickets, London Eye Ticket, Tower of London Ticket.

What are the top sightseeing places in London?

The top sightseeing places in London are Buckingham Palace, St. Paul's Cathedral, London Eye, Westminster Abbey , Tower Bridge , British Museum.

How much does a package cost for London?

The packages for London start at INR 27993 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

How can I commute within London?

London has one of the best public transport systems in the entire world. The main options for travelling within London are by tube, by Docklands light Railway, by boat and the airport express. London is connected to the suburban towns by tram, overground and national rails. Oyster card is an electronic smartcard used for transportation and it is much cheaper than the paper tickets. There are also double decker buses specially for local sightseeing.
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